Claudio Sgroi announced that he started operations of his own consulting firm called “CST Consulting, LLC”. Claudio Sgroi is an accomplished tobacco veteran, a renowned Master Blender with twenty years of experience in tobacco and cigar manufacturing. The new company will coincide with his 20th anniversary within the tobacco industry. The company offers consultative services covering the premium tobacco industry from “The-Seed-To-The-Ash,” comprising tobacco crop management, fermentation, pre-industry, tobacco supply chain setup, and operations blending, production, and quality assurance, international logistics, distribution and fulfillment, design, and marketing and sales strategies. In the press release, Claudio said: “I’m extremely happy to get back to my roots of Consultant. My passion for new projects and the challenges that come with them are very inspiring to me, CST is set to be a leader in consulting the tobacco industry and has already created tight relationships with several companies to redefine the word boutique in premium cigars, to help new talents to become major players in the industry, and to offer new services in this industry.”
Also, in the media release, Claudio went on to say: “This is a significant step in my career, since through ‘CST Consulting, LLC’, I will be able to share my expertise and my dreams in the tobacco industry. May 18th, 2001, was when I stepped for the first time into a tobacco field! Two intensive and immersive decades spent in the tobacco industry feels like a lifetime to me. During this period, I traveled the world exploring and working relentlessly to discover every aspect of our beloved industry. These twenty years allowed me to create a bag full of experiences and knowledge; what I accumulated in these years is what I will be bringing to my clients’ operations and energizes me to pursuit this new venture.”
CST Consulting, LLC is based in Miami, FL-USA, and has already signed several partnerships, collaborations, and consulting with companies on different continents.